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5 lessons CIOs can take from confusion around FCC’s alleged cyber attack

Former federal CIOs offered suggestions for how current technology executives can tamp down controversy in the aftermath of a cyber attack.

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OMB draft policy begins IT modernization with or without Congress

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Simon Szykman: A new inter-agency project might not live up to the hype

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OPM data breach starkly reminds CIOs to tighten up cyber

The Office of Management and Budget wants to create a cyber playbook, and a digital services teams focused on IT security. Tony Scott, the federal CIO,…

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Szykman: Some of the hardest CIO challenges are cultural

Five agencies score zero on using strong authentication with their IT networks. That’s according to the White House’s annual compliance review of the Federal…

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CIOs on the move: High rate of senior IT executive departures in 2014 cuts both ways

Federal News Radio has been tracking the turnover of CIOs and other senior level IT officials between November 2013 and October 2014. All combined, the 23 total CIOs or senior IT leaders that either left government or changed jobs within government had 96 years of experience and their average tenure was 4.2 years.

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